XML is boring (was Re: coming clean with the SGML crowd)

Andrew Bunner bunner at massquantities.com
Fri Sep 11 19:10:13 BST 1998

At 09:09 AM 9/11/98 -0700, Mark D. Anderson wrote:
>>It strikes me that the application that is going to make the public sit
up and 
>>notice XML is the one that lets me ask: "Make a table of all hotels in
New York 
>>that cost less than $100 and are within walking distance of Central Park."

>The only proposal I've seen for such a protocol is DASL, which is specific
>to WEBDAV. Is there anything in the works for RDF or XML? Of course, such
a spec
>presumes consolidation of a metadata format (XSchema or whatever).

  Such a beast has been proposed! See http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-xml-ql/ for
the XML-QL note.

-- Andrew

   Andrew Bunner
   President, Founder Mass Quantities, Inc.
   Professional Supplements for the Perfect Physique

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